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What Does DBA Mean?Below are the most common meanings for DBA:
- Don't Bother Asking. DBA (Don't Bother Asking) is used to fend off an imminent question by warning that there is only bad news associated with the situation.
- Doing Business As. DBA (Doing Business As) is a legal term to show that a trading name is not the legal name of the person who owns the business. DBA is also seen as "o/a" (Operating As) or "t/a" (Trading As).
- Database Administrator. DBA (Database Administrator) is an IT professional responsible for installing, configuring, upgrading, administering, monitoring, maintaining, and securing an organization's databases.
Image for DBAWhen I write DBA, I mean this: On chat forums and in texts, the most common meaning of DBA is "don't bother asking."
Summary of Key Points"Don't Bother Asking" is the most common definition for DBA on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
|Definition:||Don't Bother Asking|
4: Difficult to guess
Adults and Teenagers
Examples of DBA in SentencesHere are examples of DBA being used in conversations:
- I've received my exam results. DBA.
- Charlie: How did your exams go?
- Jordan: DBA. (In these examples, DBA means "don't bother asking.")
- Mark Jones DBA Mark Batty. (Here, DBA means "doing business as.")
- I can't find anything I need these days. That new DBA has messed it all up. (Here, DBA means "database administrator.")
An Academic Look at DBADBA is an initialism abbreviation. This means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Dee Bee Ay). (NB: Initialisms contrast with acronyms, which are spoken like words.)
Second Definition for DBAThis meaning was also noted:
|Definition:||Doing Business As|
2: Quite easy to guess
Third Definition for DBAThis meaning was also noted:
2: Quite easy to guess
Example of DBA Used in a Text
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